Experience state parks year round.
Make time for the thousands of vibrant orange and black Monarch Butterflies that flock to this little spot of sunshine at Pismo Beach each year seeking shelter from winter. Monarchs fill the trees and may even flutter all around you. A great experience!
Photo Credit: Susan Taylor
Pismo State Beach is located in the town of Oceano off Highway 1. A trolly service provides access to the surrounding community. Ocean Lagoon has wheelchair-accessible fishing.
It's the most wonderful time of the year ... to do these things at Pismo Beach:
There are lots of hotels in nearby Pismo Beach, or drive a little farther to stay in San Luis Obispo.
Other parks in the area include: